The CommBank HSI Index rose by 2.5%/mth in December to 115.0 and on an annual basis the HSI index is up by 5.2%/yr. At 115.0, the CommBank HSI Index is at its highest level since the series commenced in July 2017. December is generally a seasonally strong time for the Retail category due to Christmas shopping however compounding that this year was the end of restrictions post Delta and accumulated household savings leading to a strong surge in spend. Transport and Travel also lifted as mobility continued to recover post lockdown and on the reopening of state and international borders.
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